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Costa Rica Coronavirus, Restrictions, Updated Information Costa Rican Government Caves Under Pressure and Revises Heavy Economic Restrictions

Saturday August 8th Costa Rica has registered 721 new Covid-19 cases for a total 22,802 confirmed patients out of which 7,589 have already recovered. 360 people are hospitalized, 80 of them in the intensive care unit. 228 deaths are reported in relation to the pandemic in the country. The government announced adjustments on the restrictions and sanitary measures that had already been announc...

Costa Rica Covid-19 Entry and Exit Requirements

Source: US Embassy Costa Rica: Until August 1, only Costa Rican citizens, Costa Rican residents who departed Costa Rica PRIOR to March 24, those whose residency is in process who departed Costa Rica PRIOR to March 24, minor children of Costa Rican citizens, and foreign diplomats will be able to enter Costa Rica. This restriction applies to land, sea, and air arrivals. Aircrews will not be subje...

Costa Rica Tourism, Residency and Investment A List of Approved Countries to Enter Costa Rica Starting August 1st 2020

With baited breath everyone in the tourism sector of Costa Rica is awaiting the official reopening of the country. The List of authorized countries will be reevaluated on a bi weekly basis to ensure the safety of Costa Rica and all of it's citizens. At this moment in time commercial flights from the following countries will be allowed to begin arriving starting August 1st. Canada, United Kin...

Juan Santamaria Airport Costa Rica When Will Travel, Tourism, and Relocation Return to Some Type of Normal for Costa Rica

By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica People sufficiently frightened, lose their ability to think for themselves, and can become overwhelmed. So it is not just these constant changes to resumption of dates for travel and government services that stress us out. Tough decisions must be made about personal logistics in this intrusive state of fear and uncertainty. One foot on the gas. ...

Costa Rica Vacation destination The Endless Third Date in Costa Rica

Those Crazy Kids! New Yorkers Matt Robertson (31) and Khani Le (29) met on the dating app Hinge, hit it off, and decided to have their third date in Costa Rica. They anticipated their trip would last for five days – but are now into their 75th day – yet technically still only on their third date. The couple took advantage in early March of the airlines’ reduced ticket prices, not aware of th...

Costa Rica Tourism, Residency and Investment When Will Costa Rica Reopen its Borders for Tourism and Residency

Costa Rica had the very first confirmed COVID-19 case in Central America on March 6. Yet this tiny country has since managed to out distance other countries internationally in the fight to protect its population against this pandemic. Costa Rica has the lowest mortality rate from COVID in all Latin America. Just think how amazing that is. They have received praise for their success against the vir...

Fuerza Publica Costa Rica, Public Police Force Costa Rica is Being Proactive With Tourism Security for When COVID-19 Ends

Costa Rica received a double-whammy to its tourist business this year. First, the US Government downgraded the country from a Level 1, to a Level 2 status as a tourist destination, apparently due to an increase in crime, especially armed robbery and homicide. This represents a possible loss of some 1.4 million US tourists. Then, of course, came coronavirus COVID-19, an international buzz-kill for ...

Gay Wedding Costa Rica, destination Weddings for LGBTQ+ Community In Uncertain Times, We Still Dream of Celebrating Your LGBTQ+ Wedding in Costa Rica

During almost a year, Diverse Weddings, an LGBTQ+ destination wedding business, has waited for May 26th 2020, the day that same sex couples will be able to celebrate love and a historic moment for Costa Rica! Nowadays, we´re facing an unprecedented global health emergency due to Coronavirus Covid-19, with borders closed and an unforeseen impact in Costa Rica´s tourism industry. Diverse Weddings ...

Tourism in Costa Rica Costa Rica Ranks Top 2 for Tourism Locations of the Future 2020

Costa Rica has 6,5% of the world’s biodiversity and talent as its flagship differentiating resources which might amaze its visitors, just like it did to FDI Intelligence’s judging panel. They chose Costa Rica as the top-two country globally for FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Strategy in fDi’s Tourism Locations of the Future 2019/20 rankings. Australia tops the list. The ranking belongs to the ...

Card Fraud Costa Rica The Costa Rica Vacation Scam: $5000 Ice Cream

Costa Rica recently was reclassified from a Level 1 country (Take normal security precautions), to a Level 2 country (Take greater security precautions), for the year 2020. Other Level 2 countries include Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico. This reclassification came as a huge surprise to Costa Rican government officials, who boast of a reduction in crimes – especially vi...

Costa Rica Cartoons, Simpsons VIDEO: D’oh The Simpsons Travel to Costa Rica

On Sunday, November 17th, Fox TV aired episode #669 of the famous cartoon family The Simpsons, in “Livin’ La Pura Vida”, in which the entire Simpson family and members of their Springfield community visit Costa Rica on vacation. Amazing. La Nacion newspaper commented about the episode, saying that it “without a doubt, positions tourist information (about Costa Rica) before the eyes of the world.” ...

Kardashians Costa Rica Kim Kardashians Daughter has a Country Crush on Costa Rica

Costa Rica (Rich Coast), has become a favorite playground for rich and famous Americans, i.e. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Gisele Bundchen, Mel Gibson, Usher, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many other celebrity Americans who visit Costa Rica to unwind, relax and have quality time with their families. Recently Kim Kardashian’s oldest daughter, North West, daughter of Kanye West, and barely 6-years old, has f...

Whale Watching Costa Rica Whale Watching Season Begins in Costa Rica

Whale watching is one of the most attractive activities for national and foreign tourists in Costa Rica, the temperature of the water as well as the abundance of food sources offer humpback whales the perfect conditions. Tourists come every year to Quepos and Uvita to witness this incredible spectacle, where not just humpback whales but also pilot whales, bryde whales, fake killer whales, in ad...

Best Thai food Costa Rica,Manuel Antonio Samui:The Most Authentic Thai Restaurant in Costa Rica

When dining out in Costa Rica knowing where to go is important. Let me take the guess work out for you. Nestled on the main strip in Manuel Antonio (Waze) with a menu fueled from inspiration culled from the coasts of Thailand - Samui Thai Restaurant is one you most definitely want to visit. The indoor/outdoor venue features a retro-chic aesthetic, decked out with wooden accents, industrial ceiling...

2011 was the breakout year for social media in costa rica Costa Rica is the Most Social Media Friendly Country in Latin America

According to the Latinobarómetro Corporation, a non-profit public survey company located in Providencia, Chile, Costa Rica has the highest percentage of Facebook and WhatsApp users in Latin America. The study found that 77% of the population uses Facebook, while 83% uses WhatsApp. This percentage was much higher than in countries with larger populations. Costa Rica’s population is roughly 5 millio...

Costa Rica Flights Covid19 Cheap $240 Return Flights From Canada to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the perfect place to escape from the cold Canadian winter, if you have not booked your flight yet and were waiting for a good price to do so, this is the right time, you can find deals for as little as $239.99 USD ($318.80 CAD). The flights, leaving from Toronto and arriving at Liberia, Guanacaste are operated by United Airlines with a short stop in Houston and there are also some...

Costa Rica Avianca Round Trip Flights From Toronto to Costa Rica on Avianca for only $290 USD

This is the perfect time to book your flight from Toronto to Costa Rica for the months of September, October or November 2018, Avianca Airlines has rates starting as cheap as $379.00 CAD ($290 USD) round trip. The flights only have one short stop in El Salvador, each way. If you search in Google Flights it will give you the compared prices for a round trip from Toronto to San Jose by just se...

Airplane crash costa rica Aerobell Starts Operation of Domestic Flights to 7 Destinations in Costa Rica

Aerobell Airlines announced its domestic flights to seven destinations in Costa Rica as of this Tuesday, July 24; the company that has 30 years operating in the country under the modality of charter had announced its interest in entering the market of domestic flights after suspension of the operations of Nature Air. “We have identified a lack of options in the offering of domestic itinerary f...

Poas Region Costa Rica What Attractions to Visit in The Poas Region of Costa Rica

An imposing figure, known for its activity, the Poás Volcano is a perfect example of how a “living mountain” can bring about diverse, exciting tourist attractions in the neighboring areas. In this case, this area includes the communities of Poás, Vara Blanca, Fraijanes, Poasito, Sarchí and Bajos del Toro. Just a few days away from the country's mid-term vacation, between July 2-13, this region ...

Stay Safe in Costa Rica US Embassy in Costa Rica Gives Tips For a Safe Stay in Costa Rica

Source: U.S. Embassy Costa Rica The United States Embassy in Costa Rica shared the following list of safety tips for travelers visiting the country: Know Your Environment Costa Rica lies in an active seismic zone; small earthquakes are commonplace and authorities sometime limit access to national parks near active volcanoes for safety. During the rainy season from May to November, heavy rai...

Costa Rica Avianca Avianca Will Offer New Route From Costa Rica to Orlando, FL , Introduction Round Trip Price $299

Avianca Airlines has announced it will fly from San Jose, Costa Rica to Orlando, Florida as of August 2. The flight will have a three day frequency, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from San Jose to Orlando and Monday, Wednesday, Friday from Orlando to San Jose which will have a stop over in Guatemala. As an introductory price Avianca is offering a promotional fare of $299.00 (roundtrip and ta...

Nicaragua Tourism Volaris Inaugurates Costa Rica-Los Angeles Route For Only $300.00

The low cost airlines Volaris Airlines began operating this Thursday, March 15 the new route Costa Rica to Los Angeles, California. Flying from San Jose, Costa Rica to Los Angeles, CA, USA with Volaris can cost you as little as $300.00 (taxes included). As it happens with most low cost airlines the basic ticket cost includes the seat in coach cabin and a carry-on luggage, but the passengers ...

Luxurious Vacation Rentals Costa RIca The Most Luxurious Vacation Rental Houses in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the perfect place to spend a luxurious vacation, the many beautiful beaches in the country offer multiple options to enjoy the sun, warm water and impressive nature. The accommodation options in the country vary immensely, from huge resorts to boutique hotels and ecolodges, but of course there are also many vacation rentals, available through different platforms and for all budget...

When is the Best Season for Sport Fishing at Los Sueños Resort in Costa Rica?

Whenever anglers get together to talk about Costa Rica fishing trips, there is always a strong chance that Los Sueños Resort and Marina will be mentioned. When a developer and deep sea fishing enthusiast from the United States took a voyage around Herradura Bay in the early 1990s, a new era in the burgeoning Costa Rica fishing charters industry started. It took more than 10 years for the dream of ...

corcovado New York Times Columnist ‘Makes a Case’ for Costa Rica After Plane Crash Tragedy

Lucas Peterson, the Frugal Traveler columnist for the New York Times stood up for Costa Rica describing his trip to the country and how in his opinion “Experiencing, the ‘pure life’ of Costa Rica is a unique experience”; this after some publications in U.S. media in the past weeks have questioned the security and regulation of domestic flights in the country, following the tragic light aircraft cr...

Costa Rica Adventure Tourism Costa Rica: A Destination Filled With Adventure

For travelers interested in going on a fitcation—a healthy vacation where one participates in physical activities, Costa Rica offers a thrilling mix of adventures. Being healthy doesn't have to be placed on hold while on vacation. In Costa Rica, travelers find a myriad of options set in a tropical oasis, which will make staying fit effortless and enjoyable. The country offers a variety of adventur...

Costa Rica Security Tourists Ministry of Security in Costa Rica Launches “Safe Summer” Campaign

The Costa Rica Ministry of Security launched the prevention campaign “Verano Seguro” or Safe Summer with the objective of bringing down the number of crimes and accidents in this vacation season. “The purpose of this campaign is that through different operations and actions we can offer national and foreign tourists more safety during their vacation time in the country, but at the same time we...

Five Secret Spots you Need to Visit in Perez Zeledon Costa Rica

Here are five lesser-known magical spots to visit the next time you are in Perez Zeledon. Airborne Arts Aerial Flying Trapeze, Hotel and Retreat, (San Salvador de Baru, 8320-0929 www.airbornearts.com) Want to learn trapeze flying, while enjoying amazing views of Costa Rica like the birds enjoy? Airborne Arts are the winners of Luxury Travel Guide’s Most Unique Adventure Award. They offer year-...

Canada Costa Rica Flight deals Escape the Canadian Winter, Cheap Flights to Costa Rica for $397 Roundtrip

If you have been dreaming of escaping the winter in Canada and head to the wonderful summertime in Costa Rica, this is your opportunity, Air Canada Rouge, the low-cost airline of Air Canada just brought ticket prices down to $397.00 CAD ($319.60 USD) roundtrip from Toronto to Liberia. This is an amazing deal considering that right now it’s the high season in Costa Rica, and non-stop tickets usu...

10 Places You Need to Visit in Costa Rica for 2018

If exploring the different corners of Costa Rica is one of your New Year’s resolutions, we would like to give you a list of 10 places that you need to visit in Costa Rica this 2018, granted there are many more than just 10, but with 12 months ahead of us 10 seems like a good number for you to take your pick or visit them all. 1) Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve: Cabo Blanco in the Nicoya Peninsula h...

Nicaragua Tourism Volaris Confirms Routes Connecting Costa Rica to NY, Los Angeles and DC Starting March

Low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica has provided all the details pertaining to the opening of three new routes that will connect Costa Rica to the United States. The first route will begin operating March 15 and it will connect San Jose, Costa Rica with Los Angeles, California, via San Salvador, this flight will operate every Thursday and Sunday going from San Jose to San Salvador and finally L...

Hotel del Bosque costa rica getaway Del Bosque Rainforest Ecolodge in Costa Rica – Ideal For A Quick Getaway

Del Bosque Rainforest Ecolodge is location in the area of Santa Rita in Rio Cuarto, Alajuela, an strategic location close to many attractions for those that enjoy Eco-tourism, adventure and rural tourism. The hotel in itself is small, comfortable and simple, perfect for a one day family trip or an overnight stay that will allow you to experience all the attractions this area has to offer. On...

Laguna de Hule Costa Rica One Day Tour: Laguna de Hule and Laguna Congo at Bosque Alegre Wildlife Refuge

Photo Credit: Fotos Aereas Costa Rica For all those that are constantly seeking new adventures and enjoy discovering places in Costa Rica which tourists hardly ever hear of and locals many times don’t take their time to visit, a trip to the “Laguna de Hule” (Rubber Lake) is obligatory. The Laguna de Hule is part of the Bosque Alegre Wildlife Refuge, created in 1994 with the objective of prot...

Hilltop Adventure Park Tamarindo Hilltop Adventure Park Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tamarindo, Guancaste is one of Costa Rica’s most visited beach towns, an area that attracts surfers year round and national and foreign tourists that enjoy the many restaurants and attractions the area offers and the beauty of the Tamarindo beach and the many beautiful beaches close by. The Hilltop Adventure Park is just another reason to visit Tamarindo, not that you needed any more, but it o...

Nayara Hotel La fortuna Costa Rica Nayara Hotel in La Fortuna, Costa Rica Has New Amenities for its Clients

Nayara Hotel Spa and Gardens is considered one of the best hotels in La Fortuna , Costa Rica, and in 2016 it was named by TripAdvisor as the best luxury hotel in the world, while Travel & Leisure Magazine placed it among the best 5 hotels in Central America; innovating and offering new options to its clients is part of what makes this hotel stand out. Nayara Resort recently incorporated a n...

Cheap Flights Toronto to Costa Rica Great deals to fly from Canada to Costa Rica!

Copa Airlines is offering great deals if you are flying out of Toronto to Costa Rica in the months of September, October and early November, round trips are going for as low as $245.00 CAD ($191.26 USD). Copa flies from Canada to Costa Rica with one quick stop in Panama (between 45-90 minutes), so no crazy schedules or layovers. The months of September, October and November are part of the ...

TWD Costa Rica Andrew Lincoln Norman Reedus Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus from The Walking Dead have been spotted in Costa Rica

Photo: (Ilustration only Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Actors of the popular television series The Walking Dead, Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus have been spotted in the country, apparently this is not a coincidence. Englishman Andrew Lincoln is best known for his portrayal of Rick Grimes the lead character in The Walking Dead. He has been spotted by several fans in the area of Nosara, Gua...

Costa Rica Houston flights cancelled Check Out Southwest’s Costa Rica Sale -CHEAP Nonstop Flights Start Nov. 5

Southwest Airlines announced yesterday a sale on nonstop flights to and from San José, Costa Rica during their winter season which starts November 5. Grab a low fare to the Miami area (via Ft. Lauderdale), to Houston (Hobby), and/or Baltimore/Washington, DC (BWI), with some new nonstop routes being offered, and some great advance fares. Current daily nonstop Southwest service between both Liberi...

Non-stop Costa Rica to London Fares of £299 on Thomson; Time Limited Offer

Nonstop flights from London's Gatwick airport to Costa Rica's Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia are available from £299 round-trip. Hurry before they are gone! These dirt cheap fares are for travel from August 29 – September 5, 2017. The flights can be found on SKYSCANNER According to the airline website, "Thomson Airways was set up in 1962 (formally Britannia) and has...

Recreo Resort Costa Rica Stunning villas in a remote location of Costa Rica – Recreo Resort

One of the best things about Costa Rica is that there are still so many remote locations where national and foreign tourists can find peace and relaxation, Recreo Hotel in La Cruz de Guanacaste is one of these places. This resort remains one of the country’s secrets, not many know about it and because of its remote location it is not a popular destination. Recreo is a villa community just a sho...